Dinesh Kumar (bowls)

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Dinesh Kumar
Personal information
NationalityIndian
Born (1977-06-16) 16 June 1977 (age 45)
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Height168
Weight69
Medal record

Dinesh Kumar Singh (born 1977) is a male international Indian lawn bowler.[1]

Bowls career

Commonwealth Games

Kumar has represented India at three Commonwealth Games in the triples at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the pairs and fours at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and in the triples and fours at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In the 2014 men's fours the team topped their section but lost the bronze medal play off to Australia. Four years later the men's fours team won section B but failed to win a medal after losing to Wales in the quarter finals.[2] In 2022, he competed in the men's pairs and the men's fours at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.[3] In the fours event as part of the team with Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh and Sunil Bahadur he reached the final and secured a silver medal.[4][5]

World Championships

In 2020 he was selected for the 2020 World Outdoor Bowls Championship in Australia.[6]

Asia Pacific

Kumar won a triples bronze medal at the 2019 Asia Pacific Bowls Championships in the Gold Coast, Queensland.[7][8]

References

  1. ^ "Profile". 2018 Commonwealth Games.
  2. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "Official Games profile". 2022 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  4. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2022: Meet the Indian men's lawn bowls team who are assured of a historic medal". The Bridge. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  5. ^ "Commonwealth Games: NI's men's fours win gold with thumping final win in Birmingham". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  6. ^ "2020 WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS: COMPETING COUNTRIES". Bowls Australia.
  7. ^ "Results Portal". Bowls Australia.
  8. ^ "2019 ASIA PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS: FRIDAY FINALS WRAP". World Bowls.
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